Vet laboratory & clinic

N decided to become a vet. But a real one and still as a child (optionally as a teenager). Quite a challenge I’d say! So recently a lot of our learning activities are connected to animals and becoming a vet. She’s really motivated! I decided to use this opportunity for as much learning as possible and…

Soap, grater, water, bubbles

Two funny activities from the practical skills area which help to strengthen child’s wrist and hand’s muscles. Grating soap on a small grater – N loves this activity! Since I’ve put the tray on our shelves no day passes by without her working with it. A child has to grate the soap and then place…

Water transfer with a baster

A very simple activity for strengthening hand muscles using an everyday tool one can find in almost every home (or the closest store) – a baster. All we need to set up this activity is a baster, two bowls, water and optionally a food coloring. Using the baster a child has to transfer the water from…

Beans’ transfer

It would be super-cool to have all those nice and neat educational materials. But, luckily for our wallets, we can prepare a lot of great and engaging activities with things we can find around our house. Here’s one of such ideas – transferring beans with a strainer. On the left side, we have a bowl of…

Jars & boxes

Two ideas from practical skills area. N likes, S loves! Jars – we prepare jars in different sizes and two small mats (I use felt sheets). First, the child has to unfold both mats. Then one by one she unscrews the lid places the jar on one of the mats and the lid on the…